Date: Friday, February 4
Topic: Triangle Mesh Generation

A Delaunay Refinement Algorithm for Quality 2-Dimensional Mesh Generation, Jim Ruppert. Journal of Algorithms 18, pp. 548-585 (1995). Pdf for Paper I . Critique by Li-Yi Wei.

Tetrahedral Mesh Generation by Delaunay Refinement, Jonathan Schewchuk. Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, June 1998, pp. 86-95. Postscript for Paper II . Critique by Menelaos Karavelas.

Speakers: Menelaos Karavelas and Li-Yi Wei
Date: Friday, February 11
Topic: Mesh Simplification

Topology Preserving Edge Contraction, T. K. Dey, H. Edelsbrunner, S. Guha and D. Nekhayev. Publications de l' Institut Mathématique (Beograd), Vol. 60 (80), 1999. Aslo, Technical Report RGI-Tech-98-018, Raindrop Geomagic Inc., Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1998. Pdf for Paper I. Critique by Jie Gao

Progressive Meshes, Hugues Hoppe. Proc. Siggraph 1996, pp. 99-108. Pdf for Paper II. Critique by An Nguyen.

Progressive Simplicial Complexes, Joan Popovic, Hugues Hoppe. Proc. Siggraph 1997, pp. 217-224. Pdf for Paper III . Critique by Nathan Wilson.

Speakers: Jie Gao, An Nguyen, and Nathan Wilson
Date: Friday, February 18
Topic: Mesh Compression

Geometric Compression Through Topological Surgery, Gabriel Taubin and Jarek Rossignac. ACM TOG, Vol 17, April 98, pp. 84-115. Pdf for Paper I . Critique by Peter Chou.

Progressive Forest Split Compression, Gabriel Taubin, Andre Gueziec, Willian Horn, Francis Lazarus. Proc. Siggraph 1998, pp. 123-132. Pdf for Paper II . Critique by Sam Liang.

Speakers: Peter Chou and Sam Liang
Date: Friday, February 25
Topic: Subdivision Surfaces
Papers: Interactive Multiresolution Mesh Editing, Denis Zorin, Peter Schröder, and Wim Sweldens. Proc. Siggraph 1997, pp. 259-268. Pdf for Paper I . Critique by Adam Altman.

Subdivision Surfaces in Character Animation, Tony DeRose, Michael Cass, and Tien Truong. Proc. Siggraph 1998, pp. 85-94. Pdf for Paper II . Critique by Cynthia Bruyns.

Speakers: Adam Altman and Cynthia Bruyns
Date: Wednesday, March 1
Topic: Rigid-Body Dynamics
Papers: Analytical Methods for Dynamic Simulation of Non-Penetrating Rigid Bodies, D. Baraff. Proc. Siggraph 1989, pp. 223-232. Pdf for Paper I. Critique by Walter Luh.

Fast Contact Force Computation for Non-Penetrating Rigid Bodies, David Baraff. Proc. Siggraph 1994, pp. 23-34. Pdf for Paper II . Critique by Adam Phelps.

Speakers: Walter Luh and Adam Phelps
Date: Friday, March 3
Topic: Collision Detection

V-Clip: Fast and Robust Polyhedral Collision Detection, Brian Mirtich. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory, Technical Report TR-97-05 (1997). Pdf for Paper I. Critique by Richard Bragg.

OBB-Tree: A Hierarchical Structure for Rapid Interference Detection, S. Gottschalk, M. C. Lin and D. Manocha. Proc. Siggraph 1996, pp. 171-180 (1996). Pdf for Paper II. Critique by Menelaos Levas.

A Fast Procedure for Computing the Distance Between Complex Objects, E. G. Gilbert, D. W. Johnson, and S. S. Keerthi. IEEE Journal of Robotics and Automation, 4, 1988, pp. 193-203. Pdf for Paper III. Critique by Robert Cheng.

Speakers: Richard Bragg, Robert Cheng, and Menelaos Levas
Date: Wednesday, March 8
Topic: Flexible Object Modeling, I

Elastically Deformable Models, D. Terzopoulos, J. Platt, A. Barr, and K. Fleischer. Proc. Siggraph 1987, pp. 205-214. Critique by Rachel Kolodny.

Versatile and Efficient Techniques for Simulating Cloth and Other Deformable Objects, P. Volino, M. Courchesne, and N. M. Thalmann. Proc. Siggraph 1995, pp. 137-144. Pdf for Paper II. Critique by Daniel Russel.

Speakers: Rachel Kolodny and Daniel Russell
Date: Friday, March 10
Topic: Flexible Object Modeling, II

Large Steps in Cloth Simulation, D. Baraff and A. Witkin. Proc. Siggraph 1998, pp. 43-52. Pdf for Paper I. Critique by Devavrat Shah. Another critique by Feng Xie.

ArtDefo: Accurate Real-Time Deformable Objects, D. L. James and D. K. Pie. Proc. Siggraph 1999, pp. 65-72. Pdf for Paper II. Critique by Feng Xie.

Interactive Multiresolution Animation of Deformable Models, G. Debunne, M. Desbrun, A. Barr, and M-P. Cani. Proc. 1999 Eurographics Workshop on Inter. Animation and Simulation. Pdf for Paper III.

Speakers: Devavrat Shah, Stephen Sorkin, and Feng Xie

Last update: Thursday, March 9, 2000